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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
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That rare and beautiful thing: a post-apocalyptic work that isn't massively depressing. In fact, it's a hopeful and optimistic book which, while it in no way minimises the horrors of the collapse of civilisation following a deadly viral epidemic, is gently but firmly insistent on the importance of community, cooperation, and art.

I thought the structure was particularly effective, with the narrative jumping between different strands, withholding and then revealing information in such a way as to mimic the breakdown of the communication network.
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Reading Progress

January 27, 2020 – Started Reading
January 28, 2020 – Shelved
January 28, 2020 – Finished Reading

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